Following in the footsteps of some of the most iconic names in music like Bruce Springsteen and Madonna, Coldplay served up 12 minutes of entertainment during their Super Bowl 50 halftime performance, which included some not-so-surprising appearances from Beyoncé and Bruno Mars.
Coldplay's set started on a high (and colorful) note as Chris Martin offered a few lines from the band's 2000 hit, "Yellow," before running through hits like "Viva La Vida," "Paradise" and the recently released "Adventure Of A Lifetime." It was an action-packed set with loads of flowers and fans on the field, but nothing compared to what would happen afterwards.
After the medley of hits, Bruno appeared on stage to offer the audience a rendition of "Uptown Funk," which was followed by Bey's debut performance of her new single, "Formation." However, the highlight of the set was probably the dance-off of sorts between B and B. We still can't tell who really won that battle.
Amidst all the cameos, we were reminded that this was actually a Coldplay show when the four-piece appeared on stage with their guests and a whole lot of fans for an ending performance of "Up and Up." And yes, that performance also included several bits of iconic tunes like their very own "Clocks," Prince's "Purple Rain" and U2's "Beautiful Day."
Considering this marked the big 5-0 in Super Bowl history, Coldplay also commemorated the game's halftime show history with a stage that showed clips from some of the most memorable performances of the past.
Watch Coldplay's Super Bowl 50 halftime show below!
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